Frequently Asked Questions
Hillbarn Theatre is a historic theatre company located in Foster City serving the larger San Fancisco Bay Area. Once you’ve purchased your tickets, click on the links below to find all the necessary information to make your trip to the theatre a complete Hillbarn experience. Enjoy the show!
Lobby — The lobby opens one hour before showtime on show nights.
Concessions — The concessions bar offers a wide variety of goodies from cookies, to candies, wine and mixed drinks. The concessions bar is open before a show and then again during intermission.
Coffee — It is a longstanding Hillbarn tradition to offer free coffee during intermission. Our coffee this year has been generously donated by Penelope’s Coffee & Tea.
There is a free parking lot both next to, and behind the Hillbarn Theatre so you are just steps away from our building.
Gift Certificates are available by visiting the box office Tuesday through Friday, 11 am – 3pm.
Group discounts are available.
Various locations in the theater can better accommodate patrons with limited mobility. When possible, arrangements should be made by calling 650-349-6411 ext. 2.
Phones and Pagers — Cell phones and pagers disrupt our performance. Please turn them off or leave them with the house manager before the performance.
Emergency Contact — Doctors and others who may need to be contacted in an emergency may leave the number 650-349-6411 ext. 2 with their call services. Be sure to give your name and seat numbers to the house manager if you expect to be contacted.
Recording — All photography (including cell phone camera images) and sound or video recordings are prohibited during the performance.
Late Seating — As a courtesy to other patrons, latecomers will not be seated in their ticketed seats once the performance has begun and is at the discretion of the house manager.
Age Recommendations — We generally recommend our shows for children 12 years or older. Check with the Box Office if you have questions about suitability. Please no babes in arms.
Exits — To ensure your safety in case of fire or any other emergency, take a look at the exit route nearest your seat.
Smoking Areas — There is no smoking in the theatre or lobbies. California state law prohibits smoking in areas of public assembly as well as smoking within 50 feet from entrances, exits, windows that open, and ventilation intakes.